Definition of crotchetiness in English:

crotchetiness

noun

  • See crotchety

    • ‘He may be younger than these men, but he has the gait and crotchetiness of someone older.’
    • ‘After all, one has a well-honed reputation for crotchetiness and the other is a bit eccentric.’
    • ‘It's about orneriness and crotchetiness and the petty conservativism of people who regard themselves as guardians of some sort of literary establishment but haven't really got a very good eye for syntactic generalizations.’